Plumlov

Plumlov (German: Blumenau, also Plumau) is a town in Prostějov District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 2,300 inhabitants.

Plumlov
Town
Plumlov Castle
Plumlov Castle
Flag of Plumlov
Flag
Coat of arms of Plumlov
Coat of arms
Plumlov is located in Czech Republic
Plumlov
Plumlov
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°28′6″N 17°0′48″E / 49.46833°N 17.01333°E / 49.46833; 17.01333Coordinates: 49°28′6″N 17°0′48″E / 49.46833°N 17.01333°E / 49.46833; 17.01333
Country Czech Republic
RegionOlomouc
DistrictProstějov
First mentioned1270
Government
 • MayorGabriela Jančíková
Area
 • Total11.51 km2 (4.44 sq mi)
Elevation
308 m (1,010 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total2,311
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
798 03
Websitewww.mestoplumlov.cz

Administrative partsEdit

 
Plumlov Dam

Villages of Hamry, Soběsuky and Žárovice are administrative parts of Plumlov.

SightsEdit

Plumlov is the site of a castle which was personally designed by Prince Karl Eusebius of Liechtenstein, an avid devotee to the art of building. Known then as Plumenau Castle, it was intended as a jewel of Baroque architecture. The castle was confiscated from its owners in 1931. It is now in the possession of the local government in Plumlov, which is attempting to restore the building to its original voluptuous forms of the Bohemian baroque, but this work has met with acute financial shortcomings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.